Blount-Person Street Corridor Public Art

  • Commissioning Entity: City of Raleigh
  • Budget: $120000
  • Open Date: 5/1/20 00:00
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in country of installation
  • Close Date: 6/15/20 23:59

Brief Description

Create a gateway sculpture for one of Raleigh’s major downtown corridors, or a series of episodic interventions along the corridor.
Up to three semi-finalists will be selected for interviews and paid a stipend.
$120,000 Budget
Project Overview The City of Raleigh is overhauling two major downtown streets, Blount Street, and Person Street, and converting them from one-way thoroughfares into two way streetscapes. The Blount St.-Person St. Corridor can be seen through multiple lenses: as a major urban thoroughfare, as a commercial and business street, and as a neighborhood address.

Potential opportunities include stand alone sculptures, and/or artwork integrated into pedestrian paving, lighting, benches/bike racks or other site elements. The Project adds roundabouts at the north and south ends of downtown Raleigh.

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